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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of the book "kite runner" is saddened by the taliban shooting of a 14-year-old pakistani school girl. he sees the same taliban hostility against women and girls in his homeland. the taliban came to a school attacking her on a bus with a bullet to the head. >> this young lady's crime was to basically blog about her desire for freed free education and criticism of the taliban imposing their will and trying to prevent young girls from being educated we've seen a troshus acts committed against young girls who want nothing more than just to go to school and enjoy the same rights as anyone around the world. >> vigils are being held as she fights for her life. the united nations announced a day of the girl child today and condemned the attack on her. >> a study shows a risk of suffering a stroke is increasing in younger adults. researchers found the rate of strokes in people ages 20-54 jumped almost 50% over 10 years pointing to greater risk factors like smoking, diabetes and hypertension. these findings are pubbished online. the doctor at the center of the lance armstrong doping scandal co
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Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
heroic young girl, shot by the taliban because she made a public appeal for girls to get to go to school. today, across pakistan, it was a day of prayer for 14-year-old malala yousufzai. she is in satisfactory condition tonight, they say, and we have learned that several suspects are under arrest. they have not been identified yet, but the taliban was unrepentant, issuing a statement, saying, they had warned her not to speak out about going to school, the way western girls do. malala has been air lifted to a leading military hospital in pakistan for her own protection. >>> and now, back here at home, there is some wicked weather brewing as we head into the weekend. out west, the crushing triple digit heat has been replaced by hail. and there are random water spouts popping up on the horizon. as abc's meteorologist ginger zee tells us, tonight, the storms are marching east. >> reporter: thunderstorms and lightning lit up the sky in southern california. inside the storms, flooding rains and spectacular hail. >> it's pretty freaky weather down here. when we get a storm, we get it so quick a
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
against the taliban so that girls could go to school. they shot her in the head, she is still in critical condition. but this one young heroine has inspired a growing movement in pakistan to unite against the taliban and say, finally, enough is enough. here's abc's muhammad lila. >> reporter: at candlelit vigils, she's an icon of hope. a courageous young girl now fighting for her life in a military hospital. >> malala can be anybody's child. it is not that this thing will stop at one person. >> reporter: 14-year-old malala yousufzai was shot and nearly killed on her school bus, targeted by the taliban. her only crime, demanding the right for girls to go to school, something the taliban oppose. the attack has shaken the country, from ordinary pakistanis right to the highest levels of power. even the head of the country's powerful army visited her in the hospital, saying, "we refuse to bow before terror." this woman fights for women's rights. we spoke to her with malala's story on the front page of every newspaper in the country. how is it that a 14-year-old girl can capture the hearts of a
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
taliban has been moved to the hospital for treatment. she was promoting education for girls when this happened. doctors say she's in satisfactory condition and being kept unconscious now. police say they have made a number after rests in connection with her shooting. the taliban claims it decided two months ago to assassinate the teenager after learning of her campaign. >> right now we want to take you back to live pictures in los angeles which just completed the most spectacular lane change in history. >> yes. this is incredible stuff. it's where we can go live now. apparently we zront a live shot at the moment. we can tell you that you know crowds have been crowding the streets to watch this journey. this is a live picture that doesn't quite give you perspective. as we pull out you'll be able to see what a tight squeeze this is. here you can see the wing span here 78 feet across. this is a challenge as it tries to make its way down streets. >> right now on manchester boulevard approaching a crossover of the 405. what is remarkable about this, there are many things but there is one g
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
. she inspired so many as a symbol of defiance against the taliban because she was promoting education among women. she's now fighting for her life, after the taliban targeted her, gund her down. she survived. and a team of surgeons extracted a bullet from her neck this morning. she is recovering. we'll have the latest on the story. >> one brave young woman. >> absolutely. a remarkable story. >>> we have to switch gears now. we want to show you a video we can't stop watching. how so many people are getting up close and personal with tigers. is it just wild encounter? or too close to nature? >> topping the alligator. >>> and we also have a special guest today. ann romney will come in our second hour. we're looking forward to that. >>> we're going to begin with the alarming arrest at l.a.x. after man arrived at customs wearing body armor, agents discovered his luggage was packed with weapons. the big question, how did he make it on that flight into los angeles in the first place? cecilia vega is here with more. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is a
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
connection with the shooting of the courageous pakistani girl that stood up to the taliban. four people have been arrested for the attack on malala yusefzai. she is in stable condition after being shot in the head and neck. >>> and two dozen people on a party boat in san francisco bay had a scare when the boat started sinking. the coast guard rescued 22 people on that craft after it struck a rock off of alcatraz. and started taking on water. >> there was alcatraz. and all of a sudden, boom. like a big jolt. and the cost guard boats came in and got us off. >> nobody was injured in that incident. >>> and the soft drink industry is launching a last-ditch effort to try to stop a ban on big drinks in new york city from aching effect. the industry is suing the city board of health, denying the authority to impose the ban on drinks larger than 16 ounces. the rule is set to take effect this coming march. >>> and if you get a strange-looking $100 bill, there's a good chance it was stolen. the fbi says a large amount of the newly-designed bills, they won't say how many, were stolen from a plane in phi
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
taliban for speaking out for education for girls is showing improvement. she was able to move her legs after the sedative was reduced. >>> the captain of the ship that went aground in january is suing. he's charged with abandoning the ship. >>> finally, get ready for this one, the million-muppet march. two men are planning the demonstration to defend public funding for pbs, after mitt romney's comments about the muppets in the debate. in is scheduled three days before the election. that could change everything. >> that's game-changer. >>> time for the weather and over to ginger zee. >> let's start with aurora boreal borealis. nice pictures from doug kiesling. whoa, look at those. a clear morning in some spots and cooling down. international falls, 28. can you find the cold front? it's pretty evident. 64 in chicago. they have already had their high. indianapolis, almost 70 earlier in morning. the cold front is out there. some places storms will be severe. parts of the nation. but not in florida. just a little bit off-and-on thunderstorm action. miami, so wet. 88 for a high. they're four
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, programs and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me. for me, the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: nordstrom suspected the denials for more security were rooted in a fear of making libya seem more unstable. but a state department official denied any politics were at play. >> i have directly served six secretaries of state, democratic and republican. on my honor, no. none. >> reporter: we've learned new details of what happened that night. at 8:30, ambassador chris stevens went outside the compound to say good night to a visiting turkish diplomat. the streets were empty. but at 9:40 p.m., security agents in the operations center of the compound heard explosions and saw a large group of armed men entering the compound. stevens, information specialist sean smith and one security agent locked themselves in a safe area. they saw their attackers hunting for them. then, pouring diesel and setting the house on fire. the three americans went to a bathroom area where they tried to open a small window for air, but it was not enough. on the ground, suffering from severe
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
? should the u.s. apologize for u.s. marines urinating on taliban corpses? >> oh, gosh, yes. >> burning korans immediately? >> what we should not be apologizing for is standing up for your values. what we should not be doing is saying to the egyptian people, we, mubarak is cracking down on them, that he's a good guy and in the next week, say, he ought to go. what we should not be doing is rejecting claims for calls for more security in our barracks, our marine -- we need marines in benghazi, when the commander on the ground says we need more forces for security. there were requests for extra security. those requests were not honored. look. this was the anniversary of 9/11. it was libya, a country we knew we had al qaeda cells there, as we know al qaeda and its affiliates are on the rise in northern africa. and we did not give our ambassador in benghazi a marine detachme detachment? of course there's an investigation. but when it comes to speaking up for our values, we should not apologize for those. here's the problem. look at all the various issues out there and it's unraveling before
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
the front lines of a war zone right now. fighting on enemy taliban fighters to save the lives of wounded soldiers. ♪ it's been a hard day's night >> and new proof it's tiring to be a toddler, times two. watch these boys take on their dinner plates. as it becomes an epic showdown, now going viral. spaghetti versus sleep. can you guess who wins? ♪ will make me feel all right >>> and happy friday, everyone. boy, i had not seen that video before it came up. that's very funny stuff. as you all know, robin is at home, recovering from her bone marrow transplant. lara is off today. great to have amy robach here. and boy, what a debate. i'm calling it the thursday night fights. real clashes. real differences. the early polls show a split decision. we're hearing a whole lot of praise for our friend and colleague, martha raddatz. she was the moderator last night from abc news. there she is, front and center. we're going to talk to her in just a minute. >> martha raddatz for president, right? vice president biden really brought the fight to the debate. calling ryan's statements a bunch o
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 1:40am PDT
supposed to be supporting me. for me, the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: nordstrom suspected the denials for security were rooted in a fear of making libya seem more unstable. but a state department official denied any politics were at play. >> i have directly served six secretaries of state, democratic and republican. on my honor, no, none. >> reporter: we have learned new details what happened that night. at 8:30, ambassador chris stevens went outside the compound to say good night to a visiting turkish diplomat. the streets were empty. but at 9:40 p.m., security agents in the operations center of the compound heard explosions and saw a large group of armed men entering the compound. stevens, sean smith and one security agent locked themselves in the safe area. they saw attackers hunting for them. pouring diesel and, setting the house on fire. the three americans went to a bathroom area where they tried to open a small window for air. but it was not enough. on the ground suffering from severe smoke inhalation they decided to flee. stevens and smith neve
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 1:40am PDT
pakistani girl activist shot by the taliban, she is now being treated by the country's top military hospital. ma la wa was flown by helicopter and helped onto to a stretcher by soldiers that nearly fatal attack on the girl has horrified pakistanis across religious ethnic, political lines. she was targeted by the taliban for demanding that girls get equal access to education. and they say the next 24 hours after surgery are going to be critical. 10 doctors waiting to see if the extreme swelling in her head will hopefully be reduced. >> amazing some times the role she has taken on in society. what a symbol she has become. at a young age. what she is fighting for, something we take for granted. she is literally fighting for her life because of the cause there. the doctor said one doctor said the bullet has affected some parts of her brain, but there's a 70% chance she will survive. certainly welcome news. all thinking and praying for her. brave little girl. >> for sure. >>> moving on dozens of american airlines pilots put their labor frustration on display in the nation's capital. the
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
pakistani girl shot by the taliban for speaking out about educating girls. she's now showing signs of improvement. malala yousafzai was able to move her hands and legs after her sedatives were reduced. >>> the captain of the ship that ran aground in january in italy is now suing claiming wrongful termination. francesco schettino still faces charges of manslaughter and abandoning the ship at a hearing this week. >>> finally, get ready for the -- check this one out -- million muppet march. two men are planning the demonstration to defend public funding for pbs, that's after mitt romney's comments about big bird at the first presidential debate. it should be something. it is scheduled three days before the election. million muppet march. check that out. that could change everything. >> that's a game changer. >>> time for the weather and over to ginger zee. >> good morning. let's go ahead and start with aurora borealis. if you've never seen the northern lights, you get to see them now, and some nice pictures from doug kiesling up in leaf lake, minnesota. whoa, look at those. maybe you'll
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